Law And Order

2 Malaysian badminton players banned for match-fixing

May 2, 2018

The Badminton World Federation has imposed career-ending bans on former world junior singles champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli and fellow Malaysian Tan Chun Seang following a match-fixing investigation

Myanmar policeman who testified about entrapment is punished

Apr 30, 2018

A police officer in Myanmar who testified that he was ordered to help entrap two Reuters journalists investigating abuses by security forces against the Muslim Rohingya minority has been punished under police regulations

Japan inmate recaptured 3 weeks after escape, island manhunt

Apr 30, 2018

A convicted thief has been recaptured after a rare escape from a Japanese prison and an island manhunt he may have eluded by swimming

Thais sends Cambodian wanted by Phnom Penh back to Denmark

Apr 27, 2018

The leader of a Cambodian anti-government group who was at risk of being extradited to his homeland for imprisonment says he is safely back in Denmark where he has had political asylum for seven years

China urges US to avoid damaging business confidence

Apr 26, 2018

China urges Washington to avoid damaging business confidence following report U.S. investigating Chinese tech giant Huawei for possible violations of sanctions on Iran

Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

Apr 24, 2018

An Indonesian court has sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft

Police arrest suspect in China arson attack that killed 18

Apr 24, 2018

Police in a southern Chinese city have caught a man suspected of setting a fire at a three-story building that killed 18 people and injured five others

Thai court acquits northeastern gold mine protesters

Apr 19, 2018

A court in Thailand has found seven environmental activists not guilty of violating a law on public gatherings that imposes severe penalties for actions that disrupt public services

Police arrest alleged key figure in Indonesia alcohol deaths

Apr 18, 2018

Indonesian police have arrested the alleged head of a bootleg liquor empire following the deaths of dozens of people this month from drinking tainted alcohol

Vietnam arrests ex-senior officials, police amid crackdown

Apr 18, 2018

Vietnamese police have ordered the arrest of several former officials and police officers with alleged ties to a real estate developer who was arrested after being deported from Singapore